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A Father’s Story of Losing His Daughter to Postpartum Depression

First, let me thank the thousands of you who are sending in your names to endorse life saving legislation for mothers, infants and families. We are trying to post ASAP. Please join us! Many of you have included personal stories … Continue reading

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The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act becomes a shaky platform for frustrated anti-pharma faction

In this time of focus on healthcare reform, there are many reasons to educate yourself about legislation presented to Congress – especially when it comes to healthcare for new mothers and infants – our nation’s most critical social dyad. This … Continue reading

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The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) endorses the Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act!!

This week, I was thrilled to recieve word from NASW’s national office in DC, that they are officially endorsing The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act, leading the way for state chapters to also begin working locally on growing constituent and … Continue reading

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Identifying Postpartum Depression

Misconceptions and myths prevent mothers from seeking help. Postpartum depression has become a catch-all phrase for a wide spectrum of pregnancy related mood disorders, leading to confusion, apprehension, underdiagnosis and undertreatment. Continue reading

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